Employee Spotlight: Sharon Trongaard, Clinic Director and Risk and Compliance Officer

Employee Spotlight

We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun new way.

Sharon TrongaardName: Sharon Trongaard

Department: Medical

Title: Clinic Director and Risk and Compliance Officer

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?  

I’ve been with HPC for four months.

How did you get into your field of work?

My mom went to Respiratory Therapy School and her work sounded exciting and a great way to help others.

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

No, but I am working on learning Spanish.

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

“Let food by thy Medicine and Medicine be thy food.” -Hippocrates

What values are important to you?

Values that are important to me are kindness, encouraging others and being present in the moment.

What is something about you that would surprise people?

I am a Certified Sleep Health Educator, so I might be able to help you get a good night’s sleep.

What is on your “bucket” list?

Sharon TrongaardI would like to travel to Europe on a cooking tour.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is a perfectly cooked steak which means medium rare, of course.

What is your favorite movie?

“Pride and Prejudice”

What is your favorite hobby?

Crocheting is my favorite hobby.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?  

I am not really an animal lover, but I’ve done a good job convincing my kids that I am!